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Purdue is nowhere near a lock to hear its name called on Selection Sunday.
The Irish are in dire need of a deep conference tournament run to have any realistic shot of dancing in March.
MSU has a relatively easy next couple of weeks before squaring off against Wisconsin in its regular-season finale.
DePaul's remaining schedule isn't overly imposing, so it needs to start banking Ws.
Richmond will attempt to right its ship in the week ahead with a pair of games against subpar opponents.
The Tar Heels are currently only a No. 5 seed, thanks mostly to their lackluster 1-4 record on the road.
Last year's Final Four surprise could be this year's disappointing flameout.
Even if it doesn't hold onto the conference lead, Air Force should merit serious tournament consideration.
The Jaspers control their own destiny in terms of reaching the Tournament, but they'd better win their conference.